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* Mechanics of Materials (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) by James M. Gere

* Mechanical Engineering Design by Joseph Shigley

* Fluid Mechanics with Student Resources CD-ROM by Frank M. White

* Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics (10th Edition) by Russell C. Hibbeler

* Mechanics of Materials with Tutorial CD by Ferdinand P. Beer

U.S. NRC - Students' Corner
Nuclear energy tutorial from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Includes nuclear background, reactor design, radiation, emergency planning, decommissioning and related issues.

Uranium Information Centre (UIC)
Assist public understanding of uranium mining and nuclear electricity generation. Includes information on mining and nuclear electricity generation, mining and export in Australia.

IAEA - International Nuclear Information System (INIS)
Information system on the peaceful use of nuclear science and technology. Provides a bibliographic database with abstracts and a collection of full texts.

Nuclear Engineering International
Independent provider of news and articles for the nuclear power industry. Includes newsletter service, international event program, publications and contact information.

The Virtual Nuclear Tourist
Information about the nuclear industry around the world. Provides a huge photo resource and good introduction for all age levels to learn about all aspects of nuclear technology.

Canadian Nuclear FAQ
Unofficial and privately-maintained list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding CANDU reactors and nuclear power generation in Canada. Includes technical and waste management information, costs and benefits study, safety and non-proliferation issues.

Frequently Asked Questions About Nuclear Energy
Discussion and FAQ from the Formal Reasoning Group (FRG) about nuclear energy sustainability.

One Nuclear Place (1NP)
Comprehensive guide to nuclear energy. Includes news from the Associated Press (AP) and general information on nuclear issues.

N-Base Nuclear Information Service
Provides a database of newspaper references and publishes weekly briefings on the UK civil nuclear industry, reprocessing and plutonium production at Sellafield and Dounreay, nuclear transports, waste, pollution and other environmental and health issues.

Todd's Atomic Homepage http://www.Nuc.Berkeley.EDU/neutronics/todd.html
Collection of articles and links on nuclear engineering, nuclear power, radioactive waste management and related topics.

FEPC - Japan's Nuclear Power Program
Detailed review of the nuclear energy industry in Japan by the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan (FEPC). Describes fuel cycle, energy strategy and future plans for the sector.

IAEA - Fast Reactor and Accelerator Driven Systems Knowledge Base
IAEA's project on technology advances in fast reactors and accelerator driven systems for actinide and long-lived fission product transmutation. Includes technical documents, working materials, technical databases, meetings and collaborative research information.

IAEA - High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactors (HTGR)
Abstracts and full text of relevant technical documents on gas-cooled nuclear reactor technology. Includes safety aspects and technology applications.

Nuclear Street
Worldwide nuclear power industry exchange program that brings together the industry buyers, suppliers, and professionals in a central online community. Offers industry marketplaces, exchanges, catalogs, products and services.

IAEA - International Nuclear Information System (INIS)
International co-operative information system serving the peaceful applications of nuclear energy. Includes database, services and product information.

Nuclear Energy in Slovenia
Resources on nuclear energy in Slovenia. Includes plant information, events calendar, links to Slovenian nuclear plants, institutes and agencies. [Slovenian, English]

Nuclear Energy Tomorrow (NET)
Focuses on understanding nuclear energy, interactive learning about nuclear energy. Includes nuclear technical information, history, applications and activities.

Nuclear Energy
Comprehensive information resource and links on nuclear energy, fuel fabrication, reactor theory and implications.

German Atomic Forum
Private non-profit association of companies, institutions and private individuals supporting the peaceful utilisation of nuclear power. Includes news, publications and information on Germany's nuclear industry and technology. [German, English]

Nuclear Times
Articles, news, and reports about innovative nuclear reactors.

Ridding the World of Nuclear Weapons
An editorial from the Bulletin for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons with several suggestions on achieving a successful and bona-fide abolition.

Nuclear Winter: Changing our Way of Thinking
Internationally known scientist Dr. Carl Sagan presents the results of research into Nuclear Winter, illustrating his talk with extensive visuals.

Nuclear Winter and Other Scenarios
Scientific paper covering nuclear winter, global warming, and meteorite impacts. Published in 1984 by the Vanguard Institute.

Nuclear Safety Culture
Explains the application of a safety culture to the nuclear industry. Includes articles, links and information on development of a safety culture.

Nuclear Engineers Forum
Technical support forum and mutual help system for nuclear engineering professionals.

Decay Heat in Nuclear Reactors
Scientific article about decay heat calculation in nuclear reactors. Addresses physical and mathematical background, principles, safety issues and standards. Includes free downloadable software.

Musing on Beginning and End
Thoughts on the enormity of the cosmos and the life cycle of civilizations, including our own.

The Clock is Ticking
A weekly column on overpopulation, mass extinctions, global climate change, and pollution, seeking solutions to human behavior through anthropology, evolution, the social sciences, humanities, arts, and cognitive neuroscience.

Salon - X Stands for Extinction
A physician warns that humans could go the way of the dinosaurs if they don't face up to the threat of killer viruses.

Book: The End of the World - The Science and Ethics of Human Extinction
by Prof. John Leslie. The first comprehensive survey of potential catastrophes speculated upon by scientists, from comet and asteroid impacts to nuclear or chemical warfare, from ozone layer destruction to overpopulation and poisoning of the environment or the risk of disaster through genetic engineering. Also covers philosophy and ethics. 1996

KEDO:Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization
The source for official information and the text of agreements related to the implementation of the Agreed Framework betwenn the USA and DPRK that includes the construction of two proliferation-resistant light-water reactors in the DPRK.

No Nukes Inforesource
NNI provides a collection of news about serious incidents in nuclear power plants. Provided by the Austrian Institute for Applied Ecology.

Nuclear Energy Safe or Deadly?
Provides overview on the risks of Canada's oldest nuclear reactors at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.

Nuclear Power Nears Peak
"The Worldwatch Institute projects that global nuclear capacity will begin a sustained decline by 2002 at the latest." (Worldwatch News)

Progress and Nuclear Power: The Destruction of the Continent and Its Peoples
The truth and the history behind the Three Mile Island accident at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania from an anarchist perspective Fredy Perlman.

Shut San Onofre Nuclear (Waste) Generating Station Down Now!
Reviews events which have taken place regarding San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in San Clemente, California -- known as SONGS because the "Waste" is ignored.

Together for Sun and Freedom
Opposes nuclear power in Britain, instead supporting development of alternative sources. Multilingual site.

The Nuclear Resister
Provides comprehensive reporting on arrests for anti-nuclear civil resistance in the United States and Canada, with an emphasis on providing support for the women and men jailed for these actions.


Special Focus on Bill Joy's Hi-Tech Warning
An effort to continue the public dialogue started with computer scientist Bill Joy's apocalyptic vision. From the Center for the Study of Technology and Society in Washington, D.C.

Wait a Nano Second...
Glenn Reynolds argues that attempting to prevent technological catastrophes by restricting research will only backfire.

Complexity and Being at the Mercy of Machines
A response to the recent feature "Why the future doesn't need us" by Bill Joy, of Sun Microsystems.

Joy, to the World
Virginia Postrel critiques Bill Joy's recent essay.

General Atomics (GA)
Offers research, development and consulting services to the nuclear industry, including nuclear energy production, defense and related applications.

Westinghouse Electric Company
Provides pressurized water reactor plant and equipment design, uranium fuel and consulting services to the nuclear industry.

Provides fuel, services and equipment for the nuclear industry. Includes company profile, location, product catalogue, news and contact information.

Offers technological concepts and solutions for nuclear power generation and transmission. Includes group profile, financial and career related information. [English, French]

Framatome ANP
Designer and manufacturer of pressurized and boiling water reactors, supplies uranium fuel assemblies, offers inspection, maintenance and consulting services to the nuclear industry.

Specializes in nuclear engineering, fuel cycle facilities, radwaste management, decommissioning and dismantling. Includes organization charts, services, company and contacts information. [English, French]

Rat Haus Reality Radiation
Information about the health costs of man-made low-level ionizing radiation. Index and full text of many articles and books.

The Committee For Nuclear Responsibility
Non-profit, public interest association founded by Dr John Gofman. Interested in health costs of low-level ionizing radiation.

A research and educational foundation dedicated to protecting citizens from nuclear and radiation hazards.

Fallout Report
Estimated exposures and thyroid doses received by the American people from Iodine-131 in fallout following Nevada atmospheric nuclear bomb tests. National Cancer Institute report to US Congress.

Coal Combustion
Article discusses coal combustion which produces carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Releases from coal combustion also contain naturally occurring radioactive materials.

Nuclear Fallout From Nevada Bomb Tests
National Cancer Institute study to estimate Iodine (I-131) doses from nuclear fallout from Nevada atmospheric nuclear bombs tests. Includes map of US fallout area.

Tooth Fairy Project
Radiation and Public Health Project (RPHP) baby teeth study of the levels of radioactive strontium-90 (Sr-90) in baby teeth, to determine whether these levels are higher around nuclear facilities than in the rest of the country.

Uranium Skies: What Was Aboard Flight 1862?
Earth Island Institute article on plane crash in Holland exposes a global health threat from depleted uranium (DU) in aircraft.

Human Toll of Nuke Tests A Lesson for South Asia
IPS Environment Bulletin discusses the consequence of nuclear weapons tests and fallout on surrounding area populations.

Victims of the Nuclear Age
The nuclear industry underestimate the real cost of nuclear power. Rosalie Bertell calculates the real number of victims of the nuclear age. The Ambassadors.

Information resource for persons interested in the public safety consequences and radioecological impact of nuclear accidents and industries. Focus is on the dispersion of anthropogenic radionuclides into the biosphere.
Framatome Owners Group
Group with mission of increasing the availability, safety and efficiency of member nuclear power plants. Includes newsletter, technical information, publications and members-only sections.

Network of Excellence for Research on Severe Accident Phenomenology (SARNET)
Severe accident research network supported by the European Commission. Includes project scope and description, organization, activities, references and contact.

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Independent Safety Committee
Committee reviewing the safety of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. Provides agenda, annual report, public meeting and contact information.

History of Nuclear Power Plant Safety
Time line covering the period from the 1940s to the present day detailing the development of safety features, practices and emergency systems in nuclear power plants. Includes insights on past incidents and experiments, as well as design basis information.

International Safety Research
Provides services worldwide in the areas of risk, safety and emergency management, radiological risk and other types of hazards. Includes company information, service catalogue, publications and contact information.

Product family of risk and reliability analysis softwares. Includes product information, service catalogue, FAQ, forum, methods and contact information.

Integrated nodalization computer code developed by the Sandia National Laboratories with purpose of analyzing the progression of severe accidents in light water reactor. Includes technical documentation, code capability, patch download and contact information.

the Sandia National Laboratories Researchers map cracks on the surface prestressed concrete containment vessel.

the threat of a nuclear meltdown remains a fearful reality

A Glossary of High-Energy Physics Terms
Essential vocabulary.

A+ Materials Science and Engineering Glossary
Terms used frequently in materials science and engineering.

Indexed and cross-referenced glossary of Astrophysics terms.

Dictionary of Astrophysical Terms and Phenomena
Features definitions according to textbook and goblin theory.

Dictionary of Composite Materials Technology
An expanded version based on the print edition by Stuart Lee containing terms from the composites industry and related materials topics.

Glossary of Energy Terms
A very large collection published by the United States Department of Energy.

Glossary of Nuclear Terms
From Argonne National Laboratory.

Glossary of Physics Terms
Definitions with cross-references to online textbooks.

Glossary of holography terms.

Uranium Industry Glossary
Terms commonly used in discussion of the uranium industry and the nuclear fuel cycle.

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Fast Breeder Reactor

Nuclear Glossary

Essential Guide to Nuclear Age Survival

WCRs from the 80s VHS

Fast Breeder Reactors: An Engineering Introduction by A. M. Judd

The Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor : An Environmental and Economic Critique (Paperback) by Thomas B. Cochran

Status of Liquid Metal Cooled Fast Breeder Reactors/Idc246 (Technical Report Series, No 246) (Paperback - September 1985)

Fission product release and transport in liquid metal fast breeder reactors by G. W Keilholtz

Theory, design, and operation of liquid metal fast breeder reactors,
including operational health physics by Steven R Adams

A 3500-Mw(t) low-temperature sodium-cooled fast breeder reactor
for deslination by R. C Olson

Shielding and control materials for the gas-cooled fast breeder reactor

An improved numerical method for the steady state
and transient thermal-hydraulic analysis of
fast breeder reactor fuel pin bundles
(Massachusetts Institute ... Nuclear Engineering.
Thesis. 1978. Nucl. E) by Farrokh Seifaee

Flow-induced vibrations in the 300-MW(e)
gas-cooled fast breeder reactor demonstration plant: A scoping study (GA-A) by L. J Halvers

Archaeological reconnaissance and test excavations in the Clinch River Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor Plant Site area: A report submitted to the University of Tennessee by Gerald F Schroedl Thermal stress analysis of the 300-MW(e) gas-cooeld fast breeder reactor grid plate (GA-A) by A. S Chuang Survey of suppression of sodium fires in liquid metal fast breeder reactors (ERDA) by Russell A Hemstreet

Two dimensional fuel motion analysis during loss of flow accidents in a liquid metal cooled fast breeder reactor by Roger Willard Carlson A porous body model for predicting temperature distributions in wire wrapped fuel and blanket assemblies of a liquid metal fast breeder reactor (Massachusetts ... Mechanical Engineering. Thesis. 1975. Sc. D) by Ehsan Ullah Khan An improved numerical method for the steady state and transient thermal-hydraulic analysis of fast breeder reactor fuel pin bundles (Massachusetts Institute ... Nuclear Engineering. Thesis. 1978. Nucl. E) by Farrokh Seifaee

Fast reactor fuel meltdown test facility requirements
by C. E Branyan

Application of the Power Burst Facility to 
fast reactor fuel meltdown tests by C. E Branyan

Diffusion of radioactive fluid through soil 
surrounding a large power-reactor station 
after a core meltdown accident by J. H Pitt

The development of APRIL. MOD2: A computer code 
for core meltdown accident analysis of boiling water 
nuclear reactors by S. H Kim

Probability of containment failure due to steam explosions 
following a postulated core meltdown in an LWR by M. L Corradini

An assessment of fuel foaming potential during 
core meltdown accidents by August W Cronenberg

MARCH (meltdown accident response characteristics) 
code description and user's manual by R. O Wooton.

Preliminary analysis of the containment failure probability 
by steam explosions following a hypothetical core meltdown 
in a LWR by M. L Corradini
Review of in-vessel meltdown models
by J. B Rivard 

200 books on Fast Breeder Reactors

Submarine advanced reactor gas turbine cycle study
by E. A Sheehan

Design Features Facilitating the Decommissioning
of Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactors by J. D. Regan, et al Advanced gas cooled nuclear reactor materials evaluation
and development program: Topical report : selection of candidate alloys (COO) by Mason D Marvin Advanced coupling of nuclear reactor - gas laser systems by George Hunter Miley Gas-cooled reactors with emphasis on advanced systems: Proceedings of a symposium (Proceedings series-IAEA) Evaluation of materials interactions for advanced reactor systems: Annual progress report by D. G Swanson Advanced reactors around the world : An article from: Nuclear Plant Journal [HTML] by Debu Majumdar (Digital - October 31, 2003) $10.00 Carbothermic technology advanced reactor process (ACT-ARP) the US Department of Energy is coordinating a project to develop an alternative to the Hall-Heroult ... article from: Aluminium International Today [HTML] (Digital - July 1, 2004) $5.95 Gas-turbine and advanced-HTGR materials screening test program (GA-A) by S. N Rosenwasser Core design study for an advanced HTGR (GA-A) by A. M Baxter

Dynamic Modelling, Bifurcation and Chaotic Behaviour of Gas-Solid Catalytic Reactors (Topics in Chemical Engineering)
by S. S. E. H. Elnashaie, S. S. Elshishini Photochemical Purification of Water and Air : Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs): Principles, Reaction Mechanisms, Reactor Concepts
by Thomas Oppenländer Advanced Engineering Mathematics
by Erwin Kreyszig Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics (Hardcover)
by Michael J. Moran, Howard N. Shapiro - The word thermodynamics stems from the Greek words therme (heat) and dynamis (force)..

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